Brian Mcgee

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Prince Charles meets school children during a visit to Cork Naval Base. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/PA Wire

Sean O’Callaghan probably never envisaged his ballad extolling all things Cork from harriers to hurlers being used to greet members of the Britis(...)

Ships at anchor in Cork. Image courtesy of the Anthony Barry Photographic Archive

To give the late Anthony Barry his due, he always warned the family when he wanted to use the bathroom. “There were red lights everywhere, and then th(...)

Street scene of Patrick Street,  Cork, showing No. 68 K & M O’Connell and Thompsons Cafe, including a ‘shawlie’, taken in the 1960s. Photograph: Anthony Barry

The Barry family, who own Barry’s Tea, has donated an archive of more than 5,000 photographs of Cork from the last century to the Cork City and County(...)

Emily Sachs  on the Artwood stand at the RDS: The f ive-day National Crafts and Design Fair  has grown from 100 stalls in 1995 to 600 this year. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

More than 40,000 people searching for crafty Christmas presents will converge on the RDS over the next five days during the National Crafts and Desig(...)

Milliner Alice Kelly  from Wexford at the ‘Enterprise Zone’ at Showcase in the RDS. The craft trade fair which runs until January 21st. Photograph: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland

One of the perils of being president of Ireland is that people keep pressing gifts into your hands. How many local history books can a president read?(...)

Brian McGee: ’Debris rained down on Bantry.’ Photograph:  Tony McElhinney

“I had no choice but to write the book because Whiddy would never leave me alone. It’s always been with me, but hopefully now with the book I can clos(...)

Artist turned textile designer Helen Steele projects paint layers into the air, capturing the 3D designs for transfer to print on fabrics in vivid layering of contrasting colours. Photograph: Peter Rowen

Visitors to Ireland will be given a window into the working world of dozens of Irish designers as they pass through Dublin Airport as a new photograph(...)

The hulk of the Betelgeuse tanker lies at the oil Jetty at Whiddy Island following the disaster. Photograph: Pat Langan

A survivor of the Whiddy Island oil terminal disaster in Bantry Bay, west Cork, yesterday spoke of the impact the tragedy continues to have on him (...)

Martyred lord mayor Terence MacSwiney: the exhibition features material from the revolutionary period in Cork from the establishment of the Irish Volunteers in the city in 1913-14 up to the start of the Civil War

BARRY ROCHE An exhibition telling the story of Cork’s martyred lord mayors, Tomas Mac Curtain and Terence MacSwiney along with their successor, Dona(...)